Department of Electronics

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Welcome to the Department of Electronics. We are one of the UK's leading departments in Electronic Engineering.

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We offer a range of rewarding taught MSc programmes including the new MSc in Nanoscale VLSI Design.‌

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See available PhD research projects and studentships or browse the Department's research portfolio and publications database.

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Read about the careers of recent graduates from the Department of Electronics at York. Or see what current students think of our undergraduate programmes.

Welcome

Welcome to the Department of Electronics, a department dedicated to world-leading research and teaching in Electronic Engineering. Our research groups play significant roles on the national and international stage, collaborating with major industries and securing funding from research councils. In the latest REF assessment, 87% of our work was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent. With respect to our teaching, in the most recent NSS survey in 2015 we were rated in the top 10 for overall quality and in the top three for teaching quality, an achievement of which we are very proud. We offer a wide range of degree programmes specifically designed to educate you to be a world class engineer and maximise your full potential. 

Prof. Jon Timmis
Head of Department

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Graduate Profiles

Read about the careers of recent graduates from the Department of Electronics at York. Or see what current students think of our undergraduate programmes.

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Supporting Women in Engineering

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The Department of Electronics holds an Athena SWAN Bronze Award. Find out more about the Department's work in this area on our Women in Engineering pages.

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News

Prof Jon Timmis gave an invited tutorial at the 15th International Conference on Unconventional and Natural Computing Conference in Manchester.

Posted on Monday 27 June 2016

Prof Timmis' tutorial was on swarm robotics and covered topics such as designing emergent swarm behaviour, distributed control and the use of evolutionary algorithms to automatically design emergent behaviours in swarms.


Prof Jon Timmis To Give Keynote Lecture at SICSA PhD Conference

Posted on Monday 27 June 2016

Prof Jon Timmis is to give a keynote lecture at the SICSA PhD conference in Glasgow. Jon will be talking to PhD students from across Scotland about the pleasures and pitfalls of interdisiplinary work.


Electronics Staff Win Best Poster Award

Posted on Thursday 23 June 2016

Gianluca Tempesti and Pedro Campos received the award for Best Poster on the IP Track at the Design Automation Conference, which took place from the 4th to the 9th of June in Austin, Texas.